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pop culture

Syllabification: pop cul·ture

Definition of pop culture in English:

noun

Modern popular culture transmitted via mass media and aimed particularly at younger people.
Example sentences
  • My housemate was never more right than when it comes to my tastes in pop culture.
  • The series also does a fine job of juggling references to pop culture and high culture.
  • The popularity of Korean pop culture, appropriately enough, is soaring in East Asia.

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